Health and Social Care


Two students listen during a lecture

Our range of flexible and responsive health and social care courses ensure that there are options for postgraduate study whether you are a current or aspiring health care professional.

There are opportunities to challenge current thinking and address the priorities in child and adolescent mental health, develop the competencies required to register as an associate nutritionist with the Association for Nutrition, or develop advanced knowledge and critical understanding of the management and rehabilitation of offenders.

A comprehensive professional development portfolio is also available that covers areas including advanced practice, cardiothoracic care, clinical education, counselling and psychotherapy, fertility practice, medicine, leadership development, palliative and end-of-life care, surgery, and urology practice.


Course Name Qualification UCAS Code
Applied Management of Offending Behaviour MSc Apply Direct
Child & Adolescent Mental Health & Wellbeing MSc Apply Direct
Education Mental Health Practitioner for Children and Young People PGDip Apply Direct
Psychotherapy and Counselling – Contemporary Creative Approaches MSc Apply Direct
Public Health Nutrition MSc Apply Direct

Our professional development portfolio includes:

Course Name Qualification UCAS Code
Advanced Cardiothoracic Care PGCert Apply Direct
Advanced Clinical Practice MSc Apply Direct
Advanced Critical Care PGCert Apply Direct
Advanced Fertility Practice MSc Apply Direct
Clinical Education MA Apply Direct
Integrated Palliative & End of Life Care MSc Apply Direct
Integrated Palliative & End of Life Care PGCert Apply Direct
Leadership Development MSc Apply Direct
Learning Disability and/or Autism PGCert Apply Direct
Medical Leadership PGCert Apply Direct
Medicine MMed Apply Direct
Professional Clinical Practice MSc Apply Direct
Simulation and Clinical Learning PGCert Apply Direct
Surgery MCh Apply Direct
Surgical Care Practice MSc Apply Direct
Teaching and Learning in Clinical Practice PGCert Apply Direct
Urology Practice PGCert Apply Direct
Workplace-based Postgraduate Medical Education PGCert Apply Direct


Students engage in small group discussions during a seminar.

The Faculty of Health, Social Care and Medicine is one of the leading providers of education and training for health and social care professionals in the North West of England.

Offering some of the best facilities for health, social care and medicine students in the country, the outstanding teaching and learning resources include leading edge clinical skills facilities, an 860-seat lecture theatre, and a variety of teaching rooms and social learning spaces.

Faculty of Health, Social Care and Medicine 360 Virtual Tour

Open Days and Virtual Events

A prospective student and her parents tour the campus during an open day, seen here near the lake on the western side of campus.If you are considering studying at Edge Hill University, the best way to gain an insight into the student experience is by attending an open day or online event.

A virtual postgraduate study fair is taking place on Thursday 18 March 2021 from 4pm-7pm. This event is for anyone who is looking to take their career in a new direction, immerse themselves in health and social care, or improve their prospects.

You can also access our virtual open day pages at any time to discover everything that Edge Hill University has to offer and find out more about any subjects of interest, including health and social care, through a series of online activities.

Book your place at our virtual postgraduate study fair

View our virtual open day pages